Original description as Chirostoma consocium:
- Jordan, David Starr & C.L. Hubbs. 1919. "Studies in ichthyology. A monographic review of the family of Atherinidae or silversides". Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series . 1-87 (ffm00521)
Conservation: Chirostoma consocium is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).